Full Name :
Date of Birth :
September 19, 1964
Place of Birth :
Rendsburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Bodybuilding Federation :
September 1964 I was born in the north of Germany, in
I spent a really happy childhood with my sister who is 4 years older
than me. I was not particularly sporty as a child; however, I have
always been well-built. What interested me, as a little boy, was
behind my parents' boat.
I was 14 years old, my family moved to southern Germany to the
Stuttgart area, where I still live.
was about 18 years old I walked into a local gym, and found it
I became a member and began to work out a little like hundreds of
thousands of other young people.
passed, and my enthusiasm for training was limited. I had no
experience about sports nutrition at this time. In retrospect, I can
hardly believe that I spent nearly 20 years working out regularly in
gyms without the desire to be more ambitious.
was quite toned, I had well-developed 6-pac abs and muscular legs
and that was it, no more. Up to the age of 40 years I weighed in
68 to 75
at a height of
changed during the
when during the summer holidays I was asked by 2 other hotel guests
if I took part in bodybuilding contests. The idea developed in my
mind when I got home after the holiday. I looked, first of all, for
a competent coach who prepared me in the spring of 2008 for my first
a structured training and bodybuilding nutrition programme. In May
2008, for the first time, I stood on a competition stage
nearly 76 kg. Since then, I'm sort of
Once a year I prepare for a series of competitions, either in the
spring or autumn season.
to year, I managed to gain
3 to 5 kg
I focused mainly on building a beautiful line and eliminating
weaknesses. For years, my upper body build was limping behind my leg
development. Now the ratio of my upper to lower body is fine.
my weight now fluctuates between
my competition weight is around 91 kg.
my previous contest highlights in 2011 with
in the NAC World
in Differdange / Luxembourg and in the autumn of 2012 with
in the NAC Universe
in Hamburg / Germany.
begun preparation for my next planned competitions in 2014. For the
future, adding weight on my legs, chest and back is high on the "to